All you want to do is dance. We get it.
And so does Jorge Villamizar, the five-time Latin Grammy Award winner and "Todo Lo Que Quieres Es Bailar" singer, whose contribution to Latin pop music have far surpassed his "Primer Millón."
Villamizar rose to prominence in the early 2000s as the lead vo ... More >>
He's gotten "head on the unmade bed" in the Chelsea Hotel. He's smoked a million cigarettes. And he's written dozens of perversely profound songs about love, sex, religion, and other dangerous habits.
But over a period of several years leading into 2004, Leonard Cohen was also robbed of approximate ... More >>
Footrprintz is multi-intrumentalist producers Clarian North and Adam Hunter. The Montreal natives are currently their city's most hotly-tipped house and techno crossover act, thanks to 2011's auspicious Utopia EP on Visionquest, a label beloved by the techno heads with a taste for left-field dance-p ... More >>
Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie Prince Billy.Two musical masterminds, armed with pseudonyms, Will Oldham (AKA Bonnie Prince Billy) and Emmitt Kelly (AKA The Cairo Gang), will bravely head south, past the Florida state line to mercifully provide us with quality shows in our time of desperate musical need. ... More >>
Austin continues to be a land of great things, even during the madness of South by Southwest with a bazillion bands blasting their music at the same time.
Austin's so great that the madness isn't even madness. For instance, a massive line of hundreds of people waiting for a wristband from Th ... More >>
Americans love gambling movies almost as much as they love gambling itself. What's not to like? You get the thrill of a high-stakes cards game from the comfort of a multiplex. Over the last few years, though, something happened. The gambling movie was replaced by ESPN. Suddenly, with the broadcas ... More >>
Photo by JipsySasha Lauzon (right) and Michelle Leshem are Ess & Emm.It's not a secret that Canadians love South Florida. Every time you are stuck behind some idiot on I-95, it's almost a guarantee that their license plate says Je me souviens. Still, our neighbor to the (way up) north have gi ... More >>
Photo by Steve Rullman's iPhoneSurfer BloodWith Turbo Fruits, Love Handles, and the DewarsRespectable Street, West Palm BeachApril 20, 2010Before your faithful Broward-Palm Beach Crossfade contingent became a member of the New Times staff, he attended a fateful Surfer Blood show January 27 at Res ... More >>
You wouldn't immediately assume it from the traditional balladry of "Sundown," but Gordon Lightfoot is a dark motherfucker. Like his most successful single, Lightfoot can seem out-of-date, boring, and stodgy until you spend a weekend with him. Then, it becomes obvious that dude's just as oversexe ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanClick here to view photos from this event.Leonard CohenSaturday, October 17, 2009BankAtlantic Center, SunriseBetter Than: Any singer you've ever heard before.Why the hell Leonard Cohen appeared at BankAtlantic Center rather than, say, The Fillmore Gleason is anybody's guess. ... More >>
Summer is finally over! The insufferable heat finally broke this weekend and its officially fall in South Florida. Yes, we didn't turn on our AC all weekend and we couldn't be more excited. So we hope you enjoyed the reason why we all moved here in the first place.We're sure you didn't stay in this ... More >>
via Flickr user eytonzFresh off their sting opening for Green Day, The Bravery are out on a headlining tour. Tonight, they'll be at Culture Room starting at 8. If you're looking for something a little less radio friendly, check out psychobilly rock gods Viva Le Vox at Respectable Street or Jason ... More >>
Leonard CohenIt's the tour those of us younger Leonard Cohen fans -- the ones who discovered his music through the Natural Born Killers soundtrack, covers of "Hallelujah," or when we walked into a tiny used CD store in Gainesville and heard "Take This Waltz" playing -- never thought would happen. ... More >>
Ed Hale Ballad on Third Avenue (Dying Van Gogh)Ed Hale's outfit Transcendence was the kind of band that allowed ambition and extravagance to find equal footing. Progressive by design, its sumptuous arrangements often overshadowed Hale's skills as a songwriter, which featured some great melodies a ... More >>
Every young co-ed that I knew when I was a young man in college loved Leonard Cohen. I'm not sure if he fit some weird Elektra complex type of role in their lives or what, but they couldn't get enough of his deep monotone vocals and sung-spoken verses. Of course, this was the early '90s, and we were ... More >>
Gorgeous singer/songwriter Kate Voegele is coming to town, and you owe it to your eyes (and ears) to check her out. Kate is taking a break from her budding acting career on One Tree Hill to grace the Culture Room with her voice on May 24th in support of her second album "A Fine Mess". Her ... More >>